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Dancing With the Stars Season 20, Episode 1 Recap

Dancing With the StarsLast night the new season of Dancing With the Stars premiered and it was quite the spectacular to watch. The 10th anniversary had twelve new stars paired with the dancers including Patti LaBelle, Redfoo, Riker Lynch, and Rumer Willis. The judges this year consist of Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, and Bruno Tonioli who have been judges on the show since the beginning. Also a judge this season is Julianne Hough who was previously a dancer on the show alongside her brother.

The dancers and the stars brought their all and even sitting in my house I could feel the energy they had whether the dancing was good or not. Unfortunately, for one of the couples, last night’s episode will be their only chance to dance on the show as one of them will be voted off next week.

The scores for the premier are as follows:

Willow Shields and Mark Ballas
Dance: Cha-Cha-Cha
Song: “Lips Are Movin'” – Meghan Trainor
Score: 25

Robert Herjavec and Kym Johnson
Dance: Cha-Cha-Cha
Song: “Bills” – LunchMoney Lewis
Score: 28

Riker Lynch and Allison Holker
Dance: Jive
Song: “What I Like About You” – The Romantics
Score: 31

Charlotte McKinney and Keoikantse Motsepe
Dance: Jive
Song: “Shake a Tail Feather” – The Blues Brothers
Score: 22

Patti LaBelle and Artem Chigvintsev
Dance: Foxtrot
Song: “Lady Marmalade”
Score: 25

Chris Soules and Whitney Carson
Dance: Jive
Song: “Footloose” – Kenny Loggins
Score: 26

Michael Sam and Peta Murgatroyd
Dance: Cha-Cha-Cha
Song: “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
Score: 26

Nastia Liukin and Derek Hough
Dance: Foxtrot
Song: “New York, New York (FWB Remix)” – Ray Quinn feat Ultra Love
Score: 30

Redfoo and Emma Slater
Dance: Cha-Cha-Cha
Song: “Juicy Wiggle” – Redfoo
Score: 22

Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess
Dance: Cha-Cha-Cha
Song: “I Lived” – One Republic
Score: 26

Suzanne Somers and Tony Dovolani
Dance: Cha-Cha-Cha
Song: “Physical” – Olivia Newton-John
Score: 25

Rumer Willis and Valentin Chmerkobskiy
Dance: Foxtrot
Song: “Take me to Church” – Hozier
Score: 32

Now, I’ve never actually watched a full season of Dancing With the Stars. I’ve watched bits and pieces and I thoroughly enjoyed last season when Alfonso Ribeiro was on. However, this year, one of the stars is from my favouirte band, R5. Needless to say, I’m cheering for Riker and Allison.

Who are you rooting for this season?

Would you like to see more of these recaps? What would you like them to include?

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